September 06, 2013 • in Family

What Happened When I

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, writer of historical tales of true love and adventure For the month of August I took a break from all social media. Because it’s summer. Because as an author with six books coming out in the …

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August 09, 2013 • in Family

A Prism of Inner Beauty

Photo courtesy of by guest blogger Renee A. James, essayist and blogger The beautiful, confounding, and kind of miraculous thing about bright white light is that it’s nothing of the kind. The gorgeous, soft spectrum of color that emerges …

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July 17, 2013 • in Family

My Favorite Summer Memories

This one is for you, Jaa, who asked me to write about my favorite summer memories… The Barn Until I was seven (when my grandfather passed away), the farm I lived on was a veritable organic farm fantasy, and the …

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July 15, 2013 • in Family

How I Raise My Kids

Dear Yen, this one is for you! I’m always a little reluctant to write about raising my kids because I know it’s a fragile balance that could all go horribly wrong in an instant. Which means being a mother is …

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July 02, 2013 • in Exploring

Make Time to Make History

by guest blogger Jeff Csatari, executive editor of special projects for Men’s Health It’s way too easy to say, “I just don’t have the time.” With the kids’ swim meets and horseback-riding lessons, family obligations, and deadlines to meet at …

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June 28, 2013 • in Family

What Am I Thinking Now?

by guest blogger Renee James, essayist and blogger Online privacy is hard enough to maintain—and it gets even harder when companies start trying to read your mind.

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June 27, 2013 • in Family

5 Nontoxic Ways to
Get Ready for Baby

by guest blogger Robyn Jasko. I’m now 39 weeks pregnant and, I’ll tell you, it’s hard to have a “green” baby these days. From the high environmental impact of disposable diapers to the truckloads of stuff you need to get ready, these little bundles of joy can have quite the impact on the earth.

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